Brampton Celebrates National Public Works Week

 

If you're interested in how the city maintains its roads and parks, you'll be able to know more next week!

Brampton celebrates National Public Works Week from May 23 to 26 this year.

The event seeks to raise public awareness of the services and activities related to the maintenance and operations of roads, such as road construction, snow removal, traffic signs and traffic signals, as well as awareness of maintenance of public parks, such as pathways, trees and playgrounds.

The week also recognizes the hard work and dedication of public works professionals in our community.

The following is a list of events that the public is invited to take part in throughout the week:

Tuesday May 23

  • Opening Flag Raising - 9:00 a.m. - City Hall

  • Loader Challenge - 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Sandalwood Parkway Works Yard

  • Public Open House - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Sandalwood Parkway Works Yard, Williams Parkway Works Yard, Williams Parkway Operations Centre, and Parks Operations Centre

Wednesday May 24

  • Truck Rodeo - 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Sandalwood Parkway Works Yard

  • Public Open House - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Sandalwood Parkway Works Yard, Williams Parkway Works Yard, Williams Parkway Operations Centre, and Parks Operations Centre

Thursday May 25

  • Bus Pull Challenge - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Wellington Street

  • Canada 150 Commissioner's Challenge - 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. - Wellington Street

Friday May 26

  • Employee Recognition Awards - 12:30 p.m. - 425 Chrysler Dr Works Yard

The city will also be promoting careers in public works at local schools and holding a Public Works Display at City Hall Atrium. All food drive and fundraising proceeds from the event will be donated to charity.

For more event listings and details, click here.

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